rummage around in (something)

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rummage around in (something)

To dig or root around aimlessly in or through some cluttered location. Usually used in the continuous tense. I caught my brother rummaging around in my desk again. A raccoon was rummaging around in the dumpster for something to eat.
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We're sure Russ would have been happy to rummage around in his pocket...
Former Simple Minds manager Jimmy Devron stumbled across a rare session by the Housemartins - featuring Norman on bass - when he decided to rummage around in the skip.
If you're fed up with having to rummage around in your bag to find your mobile phone, this is the perfect must have for you.
We're sure Russ would have happy to rummage around in his